Stephen is the Director of Finance and Business Development for Azure International, a boutique investment and advisory firm focused on energy technologies and a particular emphasis on China. He has led the startup and development of several of the company’s ventures including Azure’s affiliated venture capital fund. He has enjoyed working with closely with entrepreneurs across a broad range of industries and is currently active as an advisor to and investor in several internet and mobile tech startups.
Stephen previously served as CFO of Azure partner company Synthesis Energy Systems Inc. where he led several rounds of financing and its public listing, CFO of Han Wind Energy, and as CEO of BioQi International, now a subsidiary of Rhodia Energy. Prior to joining Azure, Stephen was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York and London.
Stephen graduated with an engineering degree from MIT and holds the CFA designation.
Based in Beijing.